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Finback Alehouse

30 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1810
+1 207-288-0233
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“waffle fries” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
30 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1810
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch, and loved everything about it. Great beer selection with an educated staff. Sandwiches were generously sized and the fries were the best I've ever had.

Thank Alicia D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were by here for late night drinks and they had an awesome music entertainment. BAT was playing and I highly recommend anyone that is staying in the area to go check him out if he is in town when you are visting

Thank bardarwalls
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mussels appetizer was awesome and so was the beer selection, but it went downhill from there. My lobster roll was average and the fries were over cooked in what looked like old oil. My wife’s burger had no flavor and the bacon tasted like cardboard.

Thank Gregg A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Miserable meal. After waiting over 30 minutes we asked our waitress to check on the food. She said it was always at least a 40 minute wait because "we make our food with love." Umm, seriously? Just make mine with friendship and get it to...More

Thank SmilingCyclist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to try this place out for dinner. We were initially seated in the middle back of the restaurant, which was nice. However, our wait person offered to move us up front near their open window after it became available. Very nice gesture which we...More

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great bar and the tender was very pleasant. We ordered 2 veggie burgers without mayo to take back to the room with us. They were good with the exception that on mine they made an attempt to scrape off the mayo. :(

Thank johnm01453
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great bartender, Alex, who is very personable, warm, tuned-in, and professional as well! He likes cookies, especially the homemade ones from Leigh and Matt's Maples Inn! I did have the scallops and they were the most tender ones that I ever had!

Thank warrenhawaii
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once our party of four was seated and our order placed it took over an hour and a half to be served. Our busy waitress said there was a problem with the kitchen and and burgers take time to cook. We ordered two burgers and...More

Thank heshjh2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What attracted us the most was the open front. We thought it would be fun to people watch while we ate. Unfortunately, by this time the restaurant was full and there were no tables at the very front. We sat one table back. By now...More

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate lunch at Finback Alehouse on our last day visiting Mt. Desert Island. By now, I've tried a few lobster rolls and by far this was my favorite. It wasn't loaded with mayo, just a light touch and ALOT of lobster meat. The bread...More

Thank CharleneD72
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1810
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-0233
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